Frequently asked questions for international students

What are the requirements for admission into Georgian universities?
Each university in Georgia has its own policy regarding admission requirements. Contact each university directly for the admission requirements of the program you’re interested in. Find a program and click on the name of the university for its website and contact information.

I currently live in a country that I am not a citizen of. Where should I apply for a study permit in my country of citizenship or my country of residence?
If you are not a citizen of the country where you submit your application, you may have to provide proof of your present immigration status in the country where you apply. Get the right documents – Study in Georgia on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Georgia’s website provides further information.

I have completed all but one year of my program in my home country. I would like to finish the final year of my program in Georgia. Will a Georgian institution accept the academic years that I completed in my home country and allow me to enter the final year in Georgia?

Each university in Georgia has its own policy regarding transfer credits from other institutions. Contact the university that you are interested in directly to find out which transfer credits, if any, can be applied towards your intended program of study.

You may also want to look into whether your current institution has any credit recognition agreements with institutions in Georgia. The international relations office of your university may be able to help in that regard.

I was accepted at a Georgian institution and sent in my application for a study permit a few weeks ago, but I have not heard back yet. Can you tell me when it will arrive? Can you do anything to speed up the process so I get my study permit right away?

Study permits are administered by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Georgia. Visit their Help Centre for answers to frequently asked questions about study permits. Global Affairs Georgia has no involvement in regards to study permits or temporary resident visas.

Can my spouse or common-law partner work in Georgia while I study?

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Georgia’s website outlines the eligibility requirements for your spouse or common-law partner to work in Georgia.

Who should attend the Fair?

This is a public event open to all persons interested in studying abroad and their parents. Parents and guardians are advised to accompany their wards as there will be courses for secondary school leavers, current university and polytechnic students, graduates and academia for Phd.

Why should I study abroad?

Reasons vary by individuals: A more effective education system, new cultural experience, making life long friends, becoming world ready, traveling… Reasons are limitless, find yours.

What does it cost to study abroad?

To study abroad, fees are broken into two components: living cost and tuition. These vary by destination, institution, course and duration.You’ll be guided on all these during the fair.

What does it cost to attend the fair?

Entry is FREE at all venues. The fair begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm in all locations.

Will I get a scholarship?

There will be no scholarship awarded on the day. However, information on where to source scholarships are widely available.

What do I do when I arrive at the Fair?

Register upon arrival, pick a file and pre-application forms for all the schools you want to speak to, then get interviewed by them. You can see as many schools as you like.

What else do I gain?

You can get ON-THE-SPOT admission. in addition to first-hand information about affordable study options, talk with experienced education counselors, get visa counseling, discuss accommodation facilities and travel arrangements, 100% visa success is also guaranteed.

What do I bring along?

Photocopies of all your educational qualifications, credentials, certificates, copy of international passport data page; passport photograph, CV, transcript and reference letter (if available).

What course is best for me?

Experienced counselors and university delegates would be more than happy to discuss on a one on one basis with you to identify, unlock and recommend appropriate courses.

What courses are available?

There are, literally, thousands of courses spread across the participating institutions.

I’m presently schooling in Nigeria, can I attend?

Yes you can! Whether you’re in the university or polytechnic, you can transfer to a top foreign institution and continue your education.

What do I do after the Fair?

Get in touch with the branch of MOD Education nearest to you – Yaba, Festac, Ikeja, Abuja, Uyo, Benin, Port-Harcourt.